Employees of First Nations may be subject to different employment standards laws, rules, and practices, particularly where work is conducted on-reserve.

Our lawyers have experience acting on behalf of First Nation employers and on behalf of First Nation employees on a variety of employment issues and can assist you in using the dispute resolution options available under the Canada Labour Code, Provincial Employment Standard Act of BC and/or by way of a court action.

Our lawyers also have experience assisting First Nations with the development of employment and human resources policies, employment contracts, and employee codes of conduct which incorporate traditional values and practices of the individual First Nation, and which address issues unique to First Nations such as the use of traditional hereditary intellectual property.

If your matter involves employment that is conducted off-reserve you may also want to take a look at our Employment Law page.

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